Nutritional scientist studies blackcurrant health benefits and obesity-related disease prevention

Yoojin Lee studied food science and engineering in South Korea. A growing interest in how nutrients affect the body led her to the Department of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources where her research focused on the relationship between obesity-associated diseases and foods that might have protective effects and other […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Kinesiology faculty member part of research team recognized by APS Distinguished Professor Linda Pescatello of the Department of Kinesiology was a member of a research team recognized for their poster presentation at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society (APS), held December 3-4. The researcher team’s virtual poster presentation, “The role of negative […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced Zhe Zhu was among six UConn professors to be named to a list of the world’s most highly-cited researchers. Zhu is an assistant professor in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment. and director of the Global Environmental Remote Sensing (GERS) Laboratory. Distinguished Kinesiology Professor Linda Pescatello and Nutritional Sciences Professor […]

CAHNR in the news

CAHNR Dean and Director Indrajeet Chaubey quoted in an article in Farm Flavor about assisting farmers with resources on government compliance, health protocols, federal aid and other topics when the coronavirus pandemic reached Connecticut in March 2020. The article cites UConn Extension‘s efforts to create a website for COVID-19-related information, including resources for both farmers and […]